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Born: March 25, 1987
Drafted: 25th round, 764th overall, 2008 (Mets)
How Acquired: Minor league free agent
College: University of Connecticut
WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES
Turgeon is the son of Dave Turgeon, who manages State College in the Pirates’ system. At the time he was drafted, Turgeon threw an 89-91 mph fastball and a good curve. He’s been used exclusively as a reliever so far. The Pirates signed him to a minor league deal at the beginning of August.
R+: 1-0-2, 4.05 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 6.2 IP, 0.0 BB/9, 10.8 K/9
A-: 0-1-1, 2.76 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 16.1 IP, 2.8 BB/9, 12.7 K/9
Turgeon served as a short reliever in his debut and struck out a lot of batters.
A-: 1-0-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 15.0 IP, 4.2 BB/9, 6.6 K/9
A: 1-1-3, 3.18 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 11.1 IP, 8.7 BB/9, 9.5 K/9
Splitting his time between short and full season ball, Turgeon wasn’t as effective,...
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